I’ve been places where water restrictions were put in place in the US. I’ve lived places with limited fresh water. I understand that a 10 inch deficit of rain can’t get made up for in a single 10 inch deluge. But this is the wettest drought I have ever been in.
A hosepipe ban went into effect back in March. You can find another article on the 2012 drought here. We had 2 really dry hot weeks around then, but it has rained a good 75% of the days since those two weeks. Here is a picture of some street flooding: